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Entertaining & Recipes

Dutch Oven Dinners

Whew! We survived the holidays! January is one of my favorite months of the year. It’s a fresh start and the perfect time to simplify things—especially meals. These one-pot...

Grasshopper Nightcap

Every Christmas Eve when I was a child, my mother would make Crème de Menthe parfaits for dessert. I can see them now in our side-by-side freezer. The layers...

Merry Christmas Morning

The last thing I want to do on Christmas morning is follow a complicated recipe—especially for the first time. With all the excitement around the tree, I want to...

Chocolate Martini with Raspberry “Olives”

The key word to remember in this decadent drink is martini. Lately, the Chocolate Martini is not only the after-dinner drink of choice, but often the first cocktail of...

Sweet & Spicy

True’s Gourmet Mustard Mary Clayton Jones cannot recall a time when her mother’s signature hot mustard was NOT on the table. “It was a staple in our house growing up,”...

Pasta Making at Andiamo Lodge

One of the most popular “hands on” experiences at Andiamo Lodge is Pasta Making. Our guests along with an Andiamo Guest Chef start from Flour and Eggs and create...

Apple-Cider Bundt Cake or Muffins 

Andiamo Lodge in north Alabama welcomes guests to a refined, elegantly rustic retreat with great food, beautifully appointed interiors, and more than enough options for relaxing or adventure. While...

Andiamo Gazpacho

1 English cucumber2 1/2 pounds of ripe tomatoes, chopped2 red and yellow bell peppers chopped and seeded1/2 small red onion3 cloves of garlic1/4 cup chopped cilantro, plus more for...

Mediterranean Made Easy

When you live in Alabama, you gradually “ease” into fall. September still feels like summer here. As much as I want to pull out the slow cooker or make...

Cooking with Ashley Mac

In her new cookbook, Ashley Mac shares over 100 recipes with fans of her Birmingham restaurants and beyond. After almost 17 years of serving homemade meals for Birmingham residents, Ashley...

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